The head of industry body Subsea UK has urged the oil and gas industry to take action to now to safeguard the future of the UK’s £9billion subsea sector. Neil Gordon, chief executive of Subsea UK, said: “If we don’t make changes now, if the oil price falls further, for longer, the subsea landscape will … Continued

The shortlist for the 2016 Offshore Achievement Awards, sponsored by TAQA, has been announced. With approximately 100 entries received this year, a record since the awards were re-launched in 2011 by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section. The line-up of finalists ranges from start-ups and specialist technology businesses, through to major service companies … Continued

Businesses can apply for a share of £2 million for studies into surface engineering and coating technologies for high-value manufacturing. Innovate UK is to invest up to £2 million in innovative business studies into new surface engineering and coating technologies that will help the UK to lead the way in advanced manufacturing. The competition covers … Continued

Two Robert Gordon University (RGU) graduates have set up their own company specialising in developing innovative underwater products for the energy industry. Ben Grant (30), who studied electrical and electronic engineering and Alastair McLennan-Murray (31), an artificial intelligence and robotics graduate, set up Impact Subsea in February and are relishing the challenge of running their … Continued

OGUK Efficiency Task Force

OGUK’s Efficiency Task Force is set to support the drive to maximise economic recovery from the UKCS.